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College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management

  • Sigma Psi Mu is a co-ed business fraternity for sport and entertainment management majors. The club held a kickball tournament to raise funds for the Special Olympics, having fun and making a difference.

Student Organizations

Find a new hobby, make new friends, give back to the community and get more out of your college experience!

The College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management is home to a variety of student-run organizations that help students grow personally and professionally. 

HRSM Ambassadors pose for in front of Maxcy Monument on the Horseshoe.

HRSM Ambassadors

HRSM ambassadors represent the College of Hospitality, Retail, and Sport Management and assist with the planning and staffing of many college events including conferences, alumni, and recruiting. These star students serve as brand champions for the college and share information to help other students and visitors learn more about all that HRSM has to offer.


Club Manager Tom DeLozier stands in front of an overlook at Quail Hollow Golf Club in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Club Manager's Association of America

The university chapter of this national organization is dedicated to helping students interested in a career in club management. The club provides members with access to events and activities such as field trips to golf and country clubs, guest speakers, regional meetings and participation in national CMAA events.

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Group of student DECA members

Collegiate DECA at UofSC

This business-minded organizations prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality and management. Students compete for top international honors in one of 25 different competitions, including retail management, event planning, hotel and lodging, restaurant and foodservice management, travel and tourism, fashion merchandising and marketing, and sports and entertainment marketing. To learn more, visit our national website:

Facebook: uscdeca
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CMAE EDU students visit Nashville, soul center of the nation's country music industry.

Country Music Association Education (CMA EDU)

An extension of the Country Music Association, this student organization gives students a better understanding of the music industry, specifically the country genre. For students who are interested in a career in the music or entertainment industry, CMA EDU provides valuable opportunities to explore the field, network with industry professionals, and build a resume through volunteer and project participation.

Facebook: @uofsccmaedu

Fashion Board at UofSC students wearing garnet, white, black and tan outfits, pose in front of a gray, tan, and garnet background.

Fashion Board

Fashion Board at USC is a student organization committed to helping its members achieve both personal and professional growth in the fashion, beauty and retail industries through collaborations with local retailers and hands-on fashion-related experiences. Each spring, Fashion Board proudly hosts UofSC Fashion Week, which includes industry guest speakers, a student designer showcase, and a runway finale show. Fashion Board is open to students of all majors and members meet every other Wednesday evening. To become an official member, you must pay dues here.

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Group of students work collaboratively on a fashion design.

National Retail Federation

The student chapter of this national industry organization provides talented students interested in retail with unique educational and scholarship programs, networking opportunities and access to the latest industry news and research.

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Twitter:  @nrf_usc
For more information, contact the Department of Retailing: 803-777-4846

Logo for the Restaurant and Lodging Association

Restaurant and Lodging Association

The Restaurant & Lodging Association is a new club on campus open to all majors that strives to help students explore the restaurant and hotel industry both professionally and creatively. Our mission is to provide students with opportunities that will advance their knowledge of the industry and prepare them to succeed!

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A group of Sigma Psi Mu students getting a tour of a sport and entertainment venue.

Sigma Psi Mu

Individually Strong, Together Powerful

Sigma Psi Mu is a co-ed professional fraternity for sport and entertainment management majors, founded at the University of South Carolina. It was organized to provide a platform for highly-involved and academically gifted SPTE students. It is our mission to grow our brotherhood through professional development, social bonding, and real-world networking opportunities. We do so in order to prepare and develop professionally for a career in the sport, entertainment and venue industries. Sigma Psi Mu strives to benefit not only its members, but all University of South Carolina SPTE students, staff, and faculty. Sigma Psi Mu assists the College of HRSM in continuing to develop industry-ready sport, entertainment and venue professionals.

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Twitter: @SigmaPsiMu

Theme Parks and Attractions Club members at the Magic Kingdom castle on a visit to Disney.

Theme Park and Attractions Club

Get an inside look at how theme parks and attractions are operated and managed. The club hosts guest speakers, takes field trips and discusses different topics at bi-weekly meetings which enhance club members' understanding of the industry.

Facebook: groups/302039140624076/


For additional information on one of the thousands of other student-run organizations at the University of South Carolina, visit the USC Student Life Office or check them out via social media.

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